Josh Allen's growth on display in first playoff victory with Bills

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Marcel Louis-JacquesESPN

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — The Buffalo Bills proved they can win close games, after winning six games by multiple scores to close the regular season, including their 27-24 wild-card win Saturday over the Indianapolis Colts.

They also proved they can win the big games, thanks in part to Josh Allen.

The Bills’ quarterback completed 26 of 35 passes for 324 yards and two touchdowns, adding 54 yards and another score on the ground. He became the youngest quarterback in NFL history to throw for 300 yards and complete 70% of his passes in a playoff game. One year after the Bills’ playoff loss in overtime to the Houston Texans, Saturday’s game was the culmination of the growth Allen has displayed throughout the 2020 NFL regular season.

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“We were able to take what we learned last year and take it into this game,” Allen said. “Not trying to press

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